Kia Cadenza: Timing System / Drive Belt Repair procedures

Kia Cadenza YG 2016-2024 Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Timing System / Drive Belt Repair procedures

Removal and Installation
Disconnect the battery negative terminal.
To release the tension, turn the drive belt tensioner counterclockwise then remove the drive belt (A).

When installing the drive belt, follow the below order.
crankshaft pulley → A/C compressor pulley → Idler Pulley → alternator pulley → water pump pulley → drive belt auto tensioner pulley.
Rotate the auto tensioner arm by turning the auto tensioner arm boss (B) counterclockwise using a wrench.

After installing the drive belt to the auto tensioner pulley, slowly release the auto tensioner arm.
Installation is reverse order of removal
Visually check the belt for excessive wear, frayed cords etc.
If any defect has been found, replace the drive belt.
Cracks on the rib side of a belt are considered acceptable. If the belt has chunks missing from the ribs, it should be replaced.

Drive Belt Components and Components Location
Components 1. Drive belt ...

Idler Components and Components Location
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